Register on Editage Insights to create your personal library with your favorite content!
Publication Ethics
What happens when a journal makes an error in authorship credit? Production errors can occur sometimes, but need to be corrected immediately by issuing an erratum or publisher's note.
What happens when a journal credits someone else for an article instead of the actual author? Such production errors can occur at the time of publication. But what is disconcerting is that it can...
Publication Planning
In my earlier post on authorship, I had discussed ICME guidelines that help researchers in deciding whether a contributor qualifies to be an author or not.
Global Trends
The future of science: 5 Predicted global trends in R&D expenditure and research output
Research and development (R&D) is crucial to scientific progress. Moreover, the investment of nations on R&D is highly discussed in international circles as it provides a broad picture of a...
Tables and Figures
Quick tips on writing titles for tables and figures in scientific papers
Tables and figures are commonly used in research papers to supplement text. In this post, you'll find useful tips regarding how to phrase the titles, how to style or format them for print, and how to...
Career Advancement
Follow a structured search strategy to make sure you don’t overlook relevant and similar publications. Sign up for alerts to keep up with newly published papers.
I have written a review article and want to submit it to a specific journal....

Recent Articles

Average: 5
Basic guidelines on using uppercase versus lowercase in scientific writing
This post offers some basic guidelines on choosing between upper case and lower case letters in scientific writing. Read More
Average: 5
This article is a guide to the different aspects of a clinical trial: the types and phases of clinical trials, a clinical trial protocol, informed consent, IRB approval, registration of clinical trials, and the structure of a clinical trial manuscript.
Clinical trials are an important research tool for advancing medical knowledge and healthcare. This article aims to guide you through all the different aspects of a clinical trial: from the types and... Read More

Featured Interview

Prof. J. Patrick Barron—an editor/editorial consultant for a wide range of journals such as the Journal of Bronchology and the Journal of Cardiac Surgery, and a member of the International Advisory Group for Japan at the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)—provides valuable information, especially for EIL (English-as-an-international language) authors trying to publish in English. He shares tips on making manuscripts publication worthy and provides expert advice to authors. You can also read the other two parts of his interview in which he discusses medical English to overcome hurdles in scholarly communication in Japan and education on "English for medical purposes" in Japan.

What's New in Research?

Plant and Animal Science
A four-legged fossil of snake provides insights into snake evolution
The discovery of a four-legged fossil snake has provided a...
Earth and Planetary Science
NASA's Kepler discovers the most Earth-like planet yet
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers from the U...
Physicists at CERN find evidence of pentaquarks
The researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN...